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BRIEFLY: Retirement party set this afternoon

Retirement party set this afternoon

UNION — Longtime Buffalo Peak Green Superintendent Rich Goodrick has retired. A retirement party is planned for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Buffalo Peak Clubhouse in Union to wish him well in his retirement.

Register for children’s music classes 

Mark Emerson is offering music classes for children 12 months to 4 years old this summer at the ArtsEast Music Room from June through August. Four sessions are offered this month: 2 p.m. June 4, 2 p.m. June 11, 4 p.m. June 18 and 2 p.m. June 25. All classes are held at the ArtsEast building, Sixth Street and L Avenue, across the street from the police station.

Nine classes are being offered, with each class being $10. For $70, a child can attend all nine classes. Siblings attending the class receives a discount of 30 percent of a single class fee.

To register for classes and for more information, contact Mika Morton at ArtsEast, 541-962-3629, or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quilt show unfolds Friday, Saturday

JOSEPH — The Wallowa Mountain Quilters’ Guild’s Uptown Quilt Show takes place Friday and Saturday.  

The show is at the Joseph Community Center, 102 E. First St., Joseph. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3.50 for adults, free for children 12 and younger.

A quilt will be raffled at the close of the show at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday. Raffle tickets are available at the show for $1 each or six for $5 or from the guild’s website, www.wallowamoun
tainquilters.com. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win. 

Proceeds from the raffle support the guild’s activities throughout the year.

The show is an opportunity to view a variety of quilts, ranging from traditional pieced projects to artsy landscape and wildlife quilts.

The show is held simultaneously with Taste of Joseph, sponsored by the Joseph Chamber of Commerce.

Neighbor-to-Neighbor volunteers needed

The Neighbor-to-Neighbor Ministries woodlot needs at least four woodcutters and trucks to cut and haul wood on Friday and Saturday and on June 13 and 14. The work sessions on all four days will run from 8 a.m. to noon.

The work will be done at the Neighbor-to-Neighbor woodlot, which is on the north end of Umatilla Street.  

Neighbor-to-Neighbor has two permits to cut seven cords of wood and is short of workers. Volunteers are needed for all types of work, including stacking, raking debris, moving pallets and pulling weeds. 

For information on the woodlot or volunteering to cut  wood call 541-663-8265.

 
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